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For purposes of the Dispute Resolution Act:
(1) Approved center means a center that has applied for and received approval from the director under section 25-2909;
(2) Center means a nonprofit organization or a court-established program which makes dispute resolution procedures and restorative justice services available;
(3) Council means the Advisory Council on Dispute Resolution;
(4) Director means the Director of the Office of Dispute Resolution;
(5) Dispute resolution process means a process by which the parties involved in a dispute voluntarily agree to enter into informal discussion and negotiation with the assistance of a mediator;
(6) Mediation means the intervention into a dispute by a third party who has no decisionmaking authority and is impartial to the issues being discussed;
(7) Mediator means a person trained in the process of mediation who assists parties in dispute to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of their conflict;
(8) Office means the Office of Dispute Resolution;
(9) Restorative justice facilitator means a person trained to facilitate restorative justice practices as a staff member or affiliate of an approved center; and
(10) Restorative justice means practices, programs, or services described in section 25-2912.01 that emphasize repairing the harm caused to victims and the community by persons who have caused the harm or committed an offense.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 25. Courts; Civil Procedure § 25-2903. Terms, defined - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ne/chapter-25-courts-civil-procedure/ne-rev-st-sect-25-2903/
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